Cactus flower

Spotted these beauties on Benton Drive in Redding. Lovely prickly pears in bloom. Click any to enlarge.
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Cactus1Cactus doesn’t grow much further north than Redding in California, much like palm trees. Prickly pear is very drought tolerant plant, well suitable to southern exposure in Really Redding. Nopalitos, my friends!

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